Roundup: Thompson has 5 RBI to lead Lake Forest past Sussex Tech in softball

Kayla Thompson had three hits with a homerun and five RBI to power Lake Forest High to a 13-10 victory over Sussex Tech in Henlopen Conference softball on Monday afternoon.

The Spartans (4-0 in conference, 4-1 overall) used a six-run second inning to open up a 12-5 lead after five innings.

Brooke Glanden and Kerrigan Simpson also homered for Lake Forest. The two teams combined for 29 hits, including 13 for extra bases.

Rylee Shockley had three hits, with a homer and four RBI, for the Ravens, Shannon Lord had three hits and Jakayla Sample added a pair of doubles. Sussex Tech (3-1, 5-1) scored twice in the bottom of the seventh before falling short.

Smyrna 8, Milford 4: Jessica Anderson pitched a four-hitter as the Eagles stretched their winning streak to four games in a row.

Leading 3-2, Smyrna scored four runs in the fifth to open up some breathing room. The Eagles had 14 hits.

Polytech 12, Seaford 2: The Panthers took control with seven runs in the second as they won their second game in a row.

Kaite Burawski pitched a five-hitter with six strikeouts while Hayley DiCarlantonio had two hits for Polytech.

Seaford’s Tori Grimes also tossed a five-hitter and added two hits at the plate.

Indian River 12, Delmar 2: Julia Bomhardt and Braydee Whitman drove in three runs apiece to spark the Indians to the win.

Bomhardt, Sami Mumford, Sami Mayfield, Whitman and Marley Evans all contributed multiple hits to IR’s totals of 18 in the contest.

Nicole Patille and Abi O’Shields combined to pitch a four-hitter.

Avery Wheatley went 2-for-2 and scored both Delmar runs.


Smyrna 7, Milford 4: Max Lattomus’ bases-loaded double in the top of the seventh sparked a three-run inning that lifted the Eagles.

Pitcher Nolan Henderson earned the victory with two innings of relief and added a pair of hits at the plate.

Bryce Greenly and William Kimmel each had hits for the Buccaneers while Abraham Mow and Chad Reichold drove in runs.

Seaford 2, Polytech 0: Evan Nibblett pitched a three-hitter to earn the shutout for the Blue Jays.

Seaford scored both runs in the sixth, with Justin Gray coming home on a passed ball and Nibblett scoring on a bases-loaded walk. Brenden Davis had two hits for Polytech.

Sussex Tech 14, Lake Forest 7: Anthony Hitchcock had three hits, including a pair of homeruns, with four RBI for the Ravens.

Leading only 9-7, Sussex Tech scored the final five runs.

Hitchcock struck out six in four innings of relief while Brayden Graham and Matt Warrington also homered for the Ravens.

Cameron Beulah collected two hits and three RBI for the Spartans.

Cape Henlopen 21, Woodbridge 5: The Vikings broke the game open with a 13-run third inning.

David Erickson and Lucas Johnson combined to throw a five-inning two-hitter for the Vikings, who had 14 hits in the contest.

Delmar 12, Indian River 2: Hunter VonArx hit two homers and drove in six runs as the Wildcats picked up the conference win.

VonArx and Dylan Pasta had three hits each as Delmar finished with 13 hits in the game.

Jacob Anderson and Zion Howard had two hits each for the Indians.

Salisbury Christian 5, St. Thomas More 4: Robbie McKnight had two hits and scored twice for the Ravens while Patrick Magee added a pair of RBI.


GIRLS, Polytech 9, St. Andrew’s 4: Cam Dennis and Madi McKay netted three goals each to pace the Panthers to the nonconference victory.

MacKenzie Estrada scored twice with Madison Knight adding the other goal for Polytech, which led 5-2 at halftime.

Shannon Stephan made 11 saves as both teams finished with 20 shots.

Dover 9, Newark Charter 4: Grace Gast had three goals, including the 100th of her career, with two assists to lead the Senators to the win.

Mira Prisco (2 assists) and Lizzie Ward both added two goals with Riley McQuaide (1 assist) and Cydney Barnes adding the others. Goalie Britney Miller made 10 saves.

Cape Henlopen 11, Stephen Decatur 9: The Vikings outscored Decatur by a goal in each half in picking up the win.

BOYS, Lake Forest 21, McKean 4: Kade Collins collected six goals and a pair of assists to lead the Spartans.

Logan Johnson (3 goals, 2 assists), Jarred Camper (3 goals, 1 assist), Reese Yost (2 goals), Carter Kenton (2 goals) and Kurt Moyer (2 goals, 5 assists) were also multiple-goal scorers for Lake Forest. Kenton scored the 100th goal of his career.

Nathan Carey and Dylan Greenly combined to make 17 saves.

Cape Henlopen 17, Stephen Decatur 4: Erik-Stephane Stancofski and Jacob Brown (1 assist) tallied three goals apiece to pace the Vikings. Ten Cape players scored in the contest, which the Vikings led 9-1 at halftime.

Parkside 16, Sussex Tech 4: Nate Quillin scored three goals while Hunter Saves made 17 saves for the Ravens in the nonconference loss.

Girls’ soccer

Caesar Rodney 9, Milford 1: Macy Ramsey tallied three of her four goals in the first half to lead the Riders.

Jessie Prillaman and Megan Rigsby added two goals and an assist apiece with Laynee Ford collecting a goal and three assists.

CR, which led 8-0 at halftime, held advantages of 18-5 in shots and 4-1 in corner kicks.

College baseball

DSU’s Devenney honored: Delaware State freshman Ciaran Devenney has been named the MEAC Rookie of the Week in baseball.

The freshman catcher hit .385 (5-for-13) with a home run, two doubles and 8 RBI in four games last week.

Devenney leads the Hornets with 19 RBI and is tied for the team lead with two home runs this season. He’s also second on the team in slugging percentage (.452) and on-base percentage (.413), and third on the club with a .298 batting average.

Wesley’s Seibert wins CAC award: Wesley junior infielder Chris Seibert earned Capital Athletic Player of the Week honors in baseball.

Seibert belted three home runs with seven RBI in a 3-0 week for the Wolverines. Seibert hit .385 (5-for-13) with a slugging percentage of 1.077 while scoring five times.

Seibert leads the CAC with 45 RBI and is second in average (.421) and slugging percentage (.701).

UD’s Walter honored again: For the second time this season, Delaware baseball ace Brandon Walter was named CAA Pitcher of the Week.

Walter allowed just one run in eight-plus innings. The lefty pitched into the ninth inning for the first time in his career and struck out 11 in a 2-1 win over Northeastern.

Local auto racing

Drag racing season underway: The drag racing season got the green light on Sunday at U.S. 13 Dragway.

The “door slammer” drivers took top spots in Top ET with Clayton Byerly of Henderson, Md. topping Brooks Moore of Salisbury, Md.

In Mod ET Vincent Wade of Eden, Md. was the winner over Robin Lewers of Pocomoke, Md. and James Farmer of Ellendale rode to the win over Roger Adams of Chincoteague, Va. in Pro Bike.

Other winners on the day included: Gary Stickles of Delmar, Md. in Street Eliminator; Charles Appler of Millsboro in Hot Rod; Cole Foskey of Rhodesdale, Md. in Jr. Dragster 1 and Caitlyn Hooper of Hurlock, Md. in Jr. Dragster 2.

This Sunday will be the “Cottontail Bracket Bash” featuring $3,000 to win for Top ET, $1,000 to win for Mod ET and an Easter Egg Hunt for the kids plus Summit Super Series racing. Gates open at 10 a.m. with time runs at 11 a.m. and Easter Egg Hunt around noon.

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